"This is a day to protest against bad conditions for working people and join together to fight for a better world."
In Panama they call longshore pay "hunger wages." Workers' families live below the government's own poverty line, and some families literally go hungry.
As a result of Canadian laws and attitudes, union density there is at least double that in the U.S.
CWA is part of a 100-group coalition that is fighting back against Fast Track, and the next 100 days are critical.
On Friday, Italy, the land of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Antonio Gramsci, and the home of the Vatican, came to a halt. Scopero! Strike! was the word of the day.
The Teamsters and 14 human rights groups bought a full-page ad about Soto's case in El Salvador's largest paper, La Prensa Grafica.
The ILO was established on the premise that universal, lasting peace could be established only if based on social justice
"We are not going away until these Nissan workers win the right to a union, as the 150,000 unionized Nissan workers elsewhere."
Three times each month, women across Bangladesh gather to learn all they can about the only means by which they can support their families: migrating to another country for work.
The ruling clearing independent union leader Napoleon Gomez Urrutia of all remaining charges, paves the way for him to return to daily presidency of his union, Los Mineros.